Redondo Beach, California is a small city on the southwest side of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. It is one of the three Beach Cities, alongside Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach. It is divided into two main areas – North Redondo Beach, which is entirely inland of Hermosa and Manhattan Beaches, and South Redondo Beach, which follows the beach from Hermosa Beach down to the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The city has a population of about 65,000, and it is served by about a dozen piano teachers. Most of the piano teachers in Redondo Beach are located in the more residential area of South Redondo Beach. About half of them are independent solo teachers, providing lessons at a single location, while the other half teach at music studios as contractors or hired instructors for a music school.
Out of all these teachers, it is difficult to choose the best. There are many very good teachers in the area, which one would expect in such an upscale neighborhood. To choose the best teacher, we have to consider many facets of piano pedagogy. A good piano teacher loves to share her knowledge and passion for tickling the ivories with her students. A good teacher is well educated, preferably with a college degree in music or music education. And the best piano teacher in Redondo Beach will have a thorough understanding of music theory and be able to teach her students the theory behind the songs they are learning to play.
Combining all these factors, my choice for the best piano teacher in Redondo Beach is Katherine Mann. Katherine’s passion is teaching her students and sharing in their musical journey. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from the University of California, Riverside. Katherine is an expert in music theory, and prides herself in being able to teach students of any age the appropriate amount of theory for their skill level. As a bonus, she also teaches voice lessons to students who want to improve their singing voices. So if you need piano lessons in Redondo Beach, give Katherine a call and get started on a musical adventure!